Gareth Pursehouse Biography, Gareth Pursehouse Wiki
Gareth Pursehouse is from California, who has been charged in the murder of his ex-girlfriend, Dr. Amie Harwick, who was killed at her home in Hollywood Hills on Saturday, February 15, 2020, police say. Harwick is a prominent Los Angeles-area marriage and family therapist who has appeared on reality shows and was once engaged to comedian Drew Carey.
Gareth Pursehouse was arrested outside his home in Playa del Rey and booked on murder charges, the website added. Harwick and Pursehouse recently had broken up and she filed a restraining order against him, but it recently expired, Deadline reported.
Pursehouse, of Playa Del Rey, had dated Harwick recently and she filed a restraining order against him when they broke up, TMZ reports. Pursehouse could not be reached for comment by Heavy and it is not clear if he has hired an attorney. He is being held on $2 million bails at the Los Angeles County Jail, online records show. Pursehouse was arrested at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday and was booked into jail at 2:16 a.m. on Sunday, according to the jail records. His first court appearance date has not been set.
Harwick, 38-year-old, was the author of The New Sex Bible for Women. She was a former model and Playboy centerfold. She and Carey dated from 2017 until the end of 2018. They were engaged in early 2018 and split up less than a year later, according to TMZ. Fox News reported at the time that the break-up was “very amicable.”
Gareth Pursehouse Age
He is 41 years old
Gareth Pursehouse worked as a photographer and as a software engineer and developer, according to his Linkedin profile. He was most recently a lead architect at Internet Brands in the Los Angeles area, he said on Linkedin.
Pursehouse was active on his Twitter account, @GarethFromAbove, in the hours after Harwick’s death. His last tweet, sent Saturday afternoon, was in response to a comedian who posted he had received 400,000 views on his latest YouTube special in less than a week. Pursehouse wrote, “I’ve been special since I was five. no views.”
Gareth Pursehouse Suspect Murderer
Dr. Amie Harwick, the ex-fiancée of comic and “The Price Is Right” host Drew Carey, was found dead in a Hollywood Hills neighborhood, and an ex-boyfriend was arrested on suspicion of murder, police told multiple news outlets Sunday.
Hollywood therapist Amie Harwick, a former Playboy model who was once engaged to Drew Carey, plunged to her death in a confrontation with ex-boyfriend Gareth Pursehouse, police say. https://t.co/jWY7GEGitk
— The Daily Beast (@thedailybeast) February 17, 2020
Who was Dr. Amie Harwick & Drew Carey
Harwick, 38, a Los Angeles family therapist, apparently plummeted from a third-floor balcony to her death early Saturday, TMZ reported.
Harwick and Carey had started dating in 2017 and announced their engagement in 2018 — but called it off less than a year later. A representative for Carey described the split as “very amicable.”
Police said they were responding to reports of a “woman screaming” on Saturday when her roommate said Harwick was being attacked, KCBS reported. When officers found Harwick, they determined her injuries were “consistent with a fall.” Doctors pronounced her dead at a nearby hospital.
Detectives also found “possible evidence of a struggle,” the news station added.
In addition to Harwick’s work in therapy, she also appeared in the 2015 documentary,
Amie Harwick worked at Los Angeles Sex Therapy and previously at the Pepperdine Community Mental Health Center and Friends of the Family in Van Nuys, California, according to her Linkedin profile. She graduated from Cal Poly-Pomona in 2006 with a degree in psychology and received her master’s degree in clinical psychology from Pepperdine University in 2011. Harwick appeared as an expert on the documentary “Addicted to Sexting,” in 2015. She was a former model and Playboy centerfold, according to her author’s bio on Amazon.com
Harwick’s biography on IMDB says, “Amie has worked with a variety of populations of clients in a variety of settings ranging from a private practice to community based mental health facilities. She has worked with a range of clients including, but not limited to, anxiety, depression, sexually exploited teenagers, juvenile sex offenders, children with trauma, court mandated adults, divorce, sexual identity issues, chronic pain, sex addiction, Bipolar disorder, displaced adolescents, and domestic violence.”
Her bio on Amazon adds, “Prior to working as a therapist, Ms. Harwick was a Fitness Director for Bally Total Fitness in which she managed and created fitness programs. In addition, she has produced and distributed her own workout video (“Fit Rock”) and worked as a fitness expert on the Discovery Channel.”
According to Gareth Pursehouse’s Youtube Channel, he joined the video-sharing platform on October 5, 2006. His videos have amassed a total of over 546,000 views, but Pursehouse uploaded his last video in October 2015. The video is called “Oh dear, oh dear…” and only has a little over 100 views; in the video description, he wrote “I was not at all prepared for how intense the deer was going to be about food. I had a bag of apples ( FOR ME! ), and they were on me like nobodies business. You can’t tell in the video, but a few of them were knocking the others to get at me for the apple bits I was biting off and feeding to them. It was awesome :)”
Los Angeles Police Department revealed in a statement that “The investigation revealed possible evidence of a struggle in the upstairs as well as forced entry to the residence. A canvass of the area located further evidence of an intruder (suspect) entering the property and leaving after the murder.”
TMZ reports that surveillance footage of the neighborhood identified a “white man dressed in black” as the suspects. Booking records indicate that Gareth Pursehouse is 6’4″ tall and weighs 230 pounds.
Harwick’s roommate was home at the time of the alleged attack, Deadline reports, and escaped to call for help by jumping a wall and going to a neighborhood residence.